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  • Summer migratory bird in S. Korea

    Summer migratory bird in S. Korea

    A crake, called "ddeumbugi" in Korean, searches for prey in a field in the city of Gunsan, Jeollabuk-do, southwestern South Korea, on June 17, 2015, in this photo released by the Gunsan municipal government. The rare summertime migratory bird, designated as the Korean Natural Monument No. 446, was easily spotted in the country's rice paddies or wetlands before 1970. The country's industrialization has damaged its habitats, leading to a sharp decrease in the number of crakes.
    2015-06-17 15:06:30 KST
  • S. Korea national football team returns home

    S. Korea national football team returns home

    South Korea head coach Uli Stielike speaks to reporters during a press conference at Incheon airport, west of Seoul, on June 17, 201, one day after his team beat Myanmar 2-0 in a Group G second-round Asian World Cup qualifier in Bangkok. (Yonhap)
    2015-06-17 10:46:45 KST
  • S. Korean humanoid robot Hubo

    S. Korean humanoid robot Hubo

    Hubo, a South Korean-developed humanoid robot, gets out of a jeep during an event at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in Daejeon, central South Korea, on June 16, 2015, to demonstrate the robot's capabilities. The 5-feet-tall robot took first place at this year's DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals in Pomona, California, held on June 6. (Yonhap)
    2015-06-16 17:27:27 KST
  • Harvesting black raspberries

    Harvesting black raspberries

    Farmers pick black raspberries "bokbunja" at a field in Hampyeong, Jeollanam-do, southwestern South Korea, on June 15, 2015, in this photo, released by the Hampyeong municipality. Bokbunja, which starts to bud in March and is harvested around
    2015-06-16 09:56:11 KST
  • S. Korea reports one more MERS death, 5 new cases

    S. Korea reports one more MERS death, 5 new cases

    Soldiers wearing face masks arrive at Seoul Station in Seoul on June 15, 2015, to go on leave as military authorities have taken measures to allow soldiers to take time off for a few days as part of precautions against the spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). South Korea reported one more death from MERS on the day, along with five new cases that brought the total number of people diagnosed with the disease here to 150. The latest fatality raised the number of MERS-related deaths in South Korea to 16. (Yonhap)
    2015-06-16 09:48:58 KST
  • S. Korea to play opening qualifier for 2018 World Cup

    S. Korea to play opening qualifier for 2018 World Cup

    South Korea's head coach Uli Stielike (L), along with midfielder Son Heung-min, hold a press conference at a hotel in Bangkok on June 15, 2015, one day ahead of his men's opening qualifier with Myanmar for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. (Yonhap)
    2015-06-16 09:15:17 KST
  • N. Korea may have appointed new defense chief

    N. Korea may have appointed new defense chief

    This photo, released June 15, 2015, by North Korea's state-run Rodong Sinmun newspaper, shows Pak Yong-sik (in red circle), a four-star Army general, sitting next to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (C, front) as they watch a military art squad performance. The paper listed top military figures at the performance, naming Pak Yong-sik just after Hwang Pyong-so, director of the general political department of the Korean People's Army. The report adds speculation that Pak might have been promoted to the post of defense chief, replacing Hyon Yong-chol, who is believed to have been purged. (Yonhap)
    2015-06-15 14:38:37 KST
  • S. Korea reports two more MERS deaths, 5 new cases

    S. Korea reports two more MERS deaths, 5 new cases

    This photo, taken on June 15, 2015, shows a student having her temperature taken in front of an elementary school in Pyeongtaek, south of Seoul, before school to see if she has a fever as a precaution against the spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). South Korea reported two more deaths from MERS on that day, along with five new cases that brought the total number of people diagnosed with the disease here to 150. The latest fatalities raised the number of MERS-related deaths in South Korea to 16.(Yonhap)
    2015-06-15 14:36:20 KST

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